How to Call Your Elected Officials to Advocate for the Issues You Really Care About | Cosmopolitan

A super effective way to make your voice heard on the issues that matter most to you (be it Black Lives Matter, Black trans lives, DACA, or abortion access) is to pick up the phone and call your elected official. And while this sounds pretty straightforward in theory, actually talking to a stranger who—gulp—works in the government can be a bit intimidating in practice. But guys, it's *such* important work, which is why we made you a guide (along with some help from Anita Flores, who has been busy these last few weeks calling her city council in Brooklyn, New York) to hold your hand every step of the way.

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